GREENSBORO, N.C. (theacc.com) - Virginia Tech student-athletes Michael Cole, Joey Phillips and David Wang were named to this year’s 52-member 2012 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Football Team, announced Wednesday by Commissioner John Swofford.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career. All 12 ACC schools were represented by at least one selection on the team. The ACC has selected an All-ACC Academic Football team every year since 1954.
Phillips, Tech’s starting fullback, was named to the squad for the second time. Cole was named Academic All-District by CoSIDA and received honorable mention Freshman All-America honors by CFN.com. Wang, Tech’s starting left guard, has already graduated from Tech with a degree in management.
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